Shane Dundas, M.A.

Museum/Library Outreach Specialist
Museum Operating Fund

Shane Dundas

Phone Numbers

202-618-6756 (VP)


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  • M.A. Deaf Studies: Deaf Cultural Studies, Gallaudet University, 2016.
  • M.A. Deaf Studies: Sign Language Teaching, Gallaudet University, 2011.
  • B.A. Broadcast Journalism, Wichita State University, 1997.

He was an award winning television producer with 10+ years experience in the broadcasting industry. His career began at KALEIDOSCOPE Television Network in 1996 then moved onto KAKE-TV 10 News (ABC Affiliate) as an Associate Producer Intern from 1996 to 1997. He became a producer at KTQW-TV 53 (now aka KGPT-CD 26) focusing on feature stories for few news magazine shows and documentaries from 1998 to 2001. He joined KWCV-TV/KSCW-TV (now aka KSCW-DT as The CW Affiliate) in 2001 starting as a commercial producer then later became a Senior Producer with the Department of Marketing and Sales until 2007.  

He is now a full time staff member of the National Museum of Deaf Life and the Gallaudet University Library as a Multi-Media Coordinator focusing on areas of website, print, television, public relations, social media, and other forms of integrated marketing.

For the National Deaf Life Museum, I maintain its website, newsletter production, social media, multi-media outreach efforts for the sole purpose of connecting the community of supporters with the Museum. I also participate in historical research efforts for various exhibition projects as well as supporting the exhibition goals.

For the Gallaudet University Library, I also maintain its website and handles all its outreach efforts including social media.

My specializations:

American Sign Language; Deaf Culture; Broadcast Journalism; Television Producer; Television Production; Studio and Field Production; Television Marketing and Promotions; Mass Communications; Interactive Media; Social Media; Integrated Marketing; Print Media; Web and Graphic Design.

 Gallaudet University – Instructor 09/11 to 11/11 

  • Department of ASL and Deaf Studies with Collaboration with Office of Bilingual Teaching and Learning (OBTL)
  • Taught American Sign Language to Faculty and Staff of Gallaudet University

Wichita Area Technical College – Adjunct Instructor 10/08 to 05/09 

  • American Sign Language III
  • American Sign Language IV

Cowley County Community College – Adjunct Instructor 08/07 to 05/08 

  • Conversational ASL 
  • ASL I

Member, American Alliance of Museums

Member, Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Dundas, Shane P., "Constructions of Deaf People in Broadcast News." Master's Thesis, Gallaudet University, 2016.

Dundas, Shane P., “Deaf Culture.” Presentation to Howard University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. 2013, 2012, 2011.

Dundas, Shane P., Ashley Reuss. “How to Develop ASL Teaching Portfolio.” American Sign Language Teachers Association Conference, Seattle, Washington. 2 July 2011.

Dundas, Shane P. “The Rhetorical Acts: Mass Media Coverage of Deaf Issues.” Monday Night Lecture Series - DST 712 Enforcing Normalcy. Gallaudet University, Washington, DC. 8 Nov. 2010.

Dundas, Shane P., Rebecca Furland, Sonia Khan, and Kaori Takeuchi. "Deaf Culture Awareness: The Recognition of Three Individual's Impact." Seminar of Deaf Culture and the Emergence of Deaf Studies in the Late Twentieth Century. Gallaudet University, Washington, DC. 13 Nov. 2009.

Dundas, Shane P., and Leonard A. Hall. "History of Kansas Association of the Deaf." Kansas Association of Interpreters – RID Conference. Broadview Hotel, Wichita. Apr. 2007.


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Washington, DC 20002


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Washington, DC 20002